Xu Yan (Hope) is a doctoral student and graduate assistant at the University of Maryland. She earned a master's degree in gender studies from London School of Economics and Political Science and a bachelor's degree in history and political science from University of Nottingham Ningbo China. Prior to attending the University of Maryland, she worked for China Family Panel Studies (CFPS), a longitudinal survey launched by Peking University. Her current research interests include gendered health disparity, gendered work segregation and women's agency in conventionally believed oppressive condition.  


  • MS
    Gender (Research), London School of Economics and Political Science
  • BA
    International Studies, University of Nottingham Ningbo China
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